The updated snow totals for Hurricane Sandy are shown below this map of snow depth, estimated by satellite:
The map shows 40-50 inches, and it's possible that much snow fell at some of the highest (unpopulated) summits, but as far as measurements, or even estimates from ski resorts, the top amounts are between 2 and 3 feet:
HIGHEST SNOW AMOUNTS BY STATE: (Spotter Reports):
Mount LeConte, TN: 34.0"
Clayton, WV: 33.0"
Redhouse, MD: 29.0"
Haywood County, NC: 24.0"
Norton, VA: 24.0"
Payne Gap, KY: 14.0"
Champion, PA: 13.0"
Buladean, NC: 8.0"
Bellefontaine, OH: 3.5"
SNOW AMOUNTS AT SKI RESORTS: (May Be Estimated)
Snowshoe, WV: 36"
Wisp, MD: 36"
Seven Springs, PA: 28"
Beech Mountain, NC: 22"
You can read other incredible stats from Hurricane Sandy on yesterday's blog. Here are some examples of photos from West Virginia's snow:
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